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Getting Here, Admission & Hours

Visitor Guidelines
 

Access

By Public Transport

(JR Line) 10 minutes’ walk from Ueno or Uguisudani Station
(Ginza or Hibiya Tokyo Metro Line) 15 minutes' walk from Ueno Station
(Chiyoda Tokyo Metro Line) 15 minutes' walk from Nezu Station
(Keisei Line) 15 minutes' walk from Keisei Ueno Station

Visitor entrance is via the Main gate.

Visitor entrance is via the Main gate.

 

By Car

By Car

- 5 mins from Ueno Exit, off the Shuto Expressway Ueno Route.

Please note: there is no parking at the museum.

Please note: there is no parking at the museum.

Parking facilities are available near Ueno station, as listed below. (For visitors with wheelchairs, please consult our General Affairs section.)

- Ueno Park Parking No. 1 (for buses) (Ueno Station Park Exit) Tel. 03-3821-0755   09:00-21:30
- Ueno Park Parking No. 2 (for buses) (Ueno Station Park Exit) Tel. 03-3821-0755   09:00-21:30
- Ueno Parking Center Tel. 03-3833-8151   24 hours
- Keisei Ueno Station Parking (Keisei Ueno Station) Tel. 03-3834-5708   06:00-22:00
- Ueno Chuo-dori Underground Parking (enter from northbound lane of Chuo-dori) Tel. 03-5812-3695   24 hours

 

 

Hours

9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

  • * Last admission 30 minutes before closing.
  • * Due to the rapid increase of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in Tokyo, the Museum will close at 5:00 p.m.
  • * Opening hours for special exhibitions may differ.
  • * Kuroda Memorial Hall is open until 5:00 p.m.
  • * Opening hours for the Research and Information Center

 

 

Admissions

Adults: 1,000 yen
University Students: 500 yen
High/Junior High/Elementary School Students and persons under 18 and over 70: Free

  • * Special exhibitions require a separate ticketing procedure.
  • * Persons with disabilities are admitted free of charge along with one attendant. Please show official ID or other documentation.
  • * Regular admission is free for persons under 18 and over 70. Please show proof of age (driver's license, passport, etc.) when entering.
  • * Free admission to the regular exhibitions on May 18, July 20 – 24, September 19, and November 3, 2022.

Payments by the following are accepted at ticket counters:
- Credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, Diners, DISCOVER)
- e-cash (iD, Suica,WAON)
- UnionPay

Credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, Diners, DISCOVER),e-cash (iD, Suica, WAON), UnionPay

 

Buy Tickets

From April 1, 2022, our reservation system for the regular exhibitions will be suspended. From this day onwards, visitors can enter the Museum without reservations by purchasing tickets at the ticket booths by the Main Gate. Please note the number of people in each building will be monitored; visitors may be asked to wait when any of the buildings becomes too crowded.

 

 

Closed

Mondays (Excluding holidays. On those days, the Museum will be open on Monday and closed the following day); Year-end holidays: December 26, 2022 – January 1, 2023; February 7, 2023. Subject to change.

Exceptional dates for 2022 is as follows:

Exceptional dates for 2022 is as follows:

  • Open on Monday, May 2, August 15 2022, Tuesday, January 3, and Monday, 27 March 2023.
  • Closed on Tuseday, February 7, 2023, for annual facility maintenance.
  • Closed on Monday, December 26, 2022 – Sunday, January 1, 2023.

Certain galleries will be closed on the following dates:

Certain galleries will be closed on the following dates:

  • Hyokeikan will be closed unless special exhibitions and events are held inside.
  • Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room11 – 13 will be closed from February 21, 2022 to April 4, 2022.
  • Japanese Gallery (Honkan) The Prince Takamado Collection Room will be closed from November 8, 2022 to December 25, 2022.
  • Kuroda Memorial Hall Kuroda Memorial Room will be closed from December 2022 to January 2023.

 

Inquiries

13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8712, Japan

About visitor information, exhibitions and events (Hello Dial)

About visitor information, exhibitions and events (Hello Dial)

TEL. (050)5541-8600 (Domestic Calls)
+81-(50)-5541-8600 (International Calls)

Other inquiries (Tokyo National Museum)

Other inquiries (Tokyo National Museum)

TEL. (03)3822-1111 (Domestic Calls)
+81-(3)-3822-1111 (International Calls)